Poison in my Well

from by Doug Hawk

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There’s poison in my well

They said it’s not enough to kill

But they’re saying it in such a way

It makes me think I better move today

It was the rich guy on the hill

An unnecessary spill

An act sadly preventable

Yet no remorse was shown at all

So I went to ask him why

Stared into his vacant eyes

Asked why he couldn’t empathize

He said it wasn’t in his bloodline

I took one look at this crook

standing there in the door

His empty treasures piled high on the floor

I knew he’d never let me in

So I told him that I loved him

Because that’s the only way to make a man realize

his egoist ways have nearly brought

the whole world to its knees

this is our world. you can love it or you can leave.


from Songs for Humans, released September 7, 2016



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Doug Hawk Easton, Pennsylvania

His compositions are more positive affirmation than they are songs. This is intelligent, inspiring, grooving music that not only makes you think but groove, as well. Lyrically topical with a positive message. Comparisons to artists such as Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, Steely Dan and Gill Scott-Heron are accurate but in a purely derivative sense. Hawk has emphatically created his own unique sound ... more

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